Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
President Hassan Rouhani cuts his visit to UN General Assembly and will return to Tehran on Monday to take part in the ceremony to mark returning of the bodies of Iranian pilgrims who lost their lives in last Thursday stampede tragedy in Saudi Arabia, said a media official in President Office.
The first flight of Iranian hajj pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia landed at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport at 13:10 local time (09:40 GMT) on Monday.
A senior Iranian diplomat urges Saudi Arabia to fulfill its responsibility and seriously cooperate with Iran to identify those who are still missing following the recent deadly incident during the Hajj rituals in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca.
Lured by golden opportunities in Iran’s market following a comprehensive nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers, Italy is set to deploy a huge delegation to Iran soon, the European country’s prime minister announced.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday.
As Russia significantly increases its support of Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Sunday that backing Syria’s “central government” is the only way to defeat ISIS.
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will not forget its friends in hardships and after removal of the sanctions, it will give the priority to those countries that did not leave the Iranian nation alone.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and French President François Hollande met here on Sunday discussing new areas of cooperation between Tehran and Paris under the post-sanction conditions.
President Hassan Rouhani said Japan is a strategic partner of Iran and diplomatic, economic and cultural relations between the two countries shall further increase.
The Republican candidates for U.S. president who are attacking the nuclear deal with Iran could hardly find the country on a map, or know that Tehran is the capital, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Sunday.